Nov 17, 2013 12:45pm EST
that will be printed in england now and get them britishs laughing at us. >> even fletcher ain't got much to say now. >> no, but i'm thinking. >> what you thinking of? great speech, four score and seven years. maybe sounds better to a schoolteacher than 87 years ago. >> no, but here's a paper. the "chicago tribune." they had a reporter there and he wired this. the remarks of president lincoln will live forever in the eyes of men. the president arrived by special train on the baltimore and ohio railroad. >> get down to it. >> an amusing incident occurred when one of the military bands stopped playing in front of the home where lincoln was staying. thinking he was being serenaded, the president came out and acknowledged them but declined to make a speech. he said in my position if you sometimes important that i should not say foolish things. >> he can't help saying them. >> go on, mr. brown. >> band wept next door to where the secretary responded with a graceful speech. the following morning the procession moved shortly from get tes berg to the cemetery. there were several bands includ
Nov 16, 2013 7:45pm EST
after world war ii. they went together and created a company called kaiser frazer using their last names and they manufactured cars here in ypsilanti at the old bomber plant from the end of world war ii until 1953. in 1953, they were -- sales had declined and they were consolidated into toledo, ohio. and in that factory then general motors took it over and needed a factory after losing their hydromattic plant from a fire in livonio outside of detroit and moving here to ypsilanti to manufacture transmissions and half of the factory as an assembly plant. we have a general motors story here. we have a kaiser fraser story here. major auto industries in the last half of the 20th century. hudsons were not manufactured here in ypsilanti. they were manufactured in detroit but we have this hudson droip that's very good example of car dealerships in the early part of the 20th century. we used the dealership then also to tell the hudson story. we're in the front of our dealership where the showroom was. where you come and look at your car that you were looking to shop and buy. here in our showroom,
Nov 18, 2013 12:42am EST
to manufacture transmissions and then they took half of the factory and used it as an assembly plant. we have got a general motors story here. we have got a kaiser frazier story here, which is major auto industries in the last half of the 20th century. hudsons were not manufactured here. they were manufactured in detroit. but we have this hudson dealership that is a very good example of car dealerships in the early part of the 20th century. we use the dealership also to tell the story. you come and look at it, your car that you were going to shop and buy. we have display a 1933 plane. we're in the hudson dealership, 1933 was designed and planned by hudson motor car company to compete with ford, general motors and chrysler. hudson was sort of a mid price car. in order to stay competitive, they went on down to the marketplace. the era was a prohibition in 1920s. had this design. it's called a tara plane. kind of a play on tera earth and plane, airplane. air travel in the early 1930s was becoming much more popular. that was really a catchy name that went with that period of time.